Whether you use it while camping, eating with the parents, or so your mashed potatoes don't touch your cranberries, this Military-issue Mess tray has you covered. 100% stainless steel means it is easy to clean, but is also incredibly durable and sturdy for a lifetime of use. Collectors, we have not forgotten about you. This is a rare find, and it is not required you use it, you could display it for all to see. Whether you eat off it or not, you will know that you have a strong item that will last for a very long time and stay in good condition.